Islam

World Religions

Where and When It Originated

It was founded in 622 CE in the Middle East.

Major Beliefs

Shiva Law

Five Pillars of Faith

  1. Prayer
  2. Charity
  3. Fasting
  4. Pilgrimage
  5. Profession of Faith

Prophets or Holy & Sacred Individuals

Muhammad

Allah

Ayatoloah

Location and Followers

Middle East, North Africa, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Indonesia

Followers are called Muslims

Holy Book or Writings

Koran

Places of Worship

Mosque

Holy Days

Eid Al-Fitr - a month of fasting during daylight hours

Eid Al-Adha - when Muslims sacrifice a sheep and dispute meat among three parts (family, friends, and the poor)

Sacred Symbols/ Cities

City of Mecca

City of Jerusalem

Dome of the Rock

Kabba

Minaret


Symbols

Crescent and Star

Five Pillars of Islam

Religious Leaders

Imam